Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college with five campuses in Toronto, Canada. Centennial offers high-quality Canadian Education that is hands-on and employment focused. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory instruction, co-op education, and industry placements. Centennial consistently ranks #1 in Toronto for Student Satisfaction! (KPI: 2016, 2017, 2018).

With seven specialized academic schools, Centennial offers over 160 programs in Business, Engineering Technology and Applied Science, Communications, Media, Arts and Design, Health, Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts, and Transportation. Centennial offers post-secondary and post-graduate programs, as well as English Language Learning and Foundations programs for college and university preparation.

Why Study at Centennial College?

  • Affordable and cost-effective
  • High standard of education
  • Co-op and industry connections
  • Incredible diversity
  • Opportunity to work in Canada
  • Safe city and friendly communitHigh standard of education

You belong here! Centennial is the #1 College Choice for International Students in Canada! Our 25,000 full-time students include over 11,000 international students from 126 countries!
As you enjoy the academic benefits of a Canadian college education, a wide range of global perspectives will enrich your education and experience.

An award-winning Canadian institution
Centennial received the Gold Medal for Leadership Development at the 2018 World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Awards of Excellence. Centennial also received the 2016 Gold Medal for Internationalization Excellence from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan).

We are leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs
We work with over 800 industry partners! You have access to the latest equipment and technology, industry-leading faculty and co-op opportunities to get you work-ready upon graduation. Centennial ranks third in Canada for the number of students employed and paid for applied research (Canada’s Top 50 Research Colleges)

Over 1,000 pathways! Centennial College programs offer 367 Degree Pathways and 40 Masters Degree Pathways with partner universities in Canada and abroad.

Are you seeking a global experience? Centennial offers unique global learning opportunities for students: International internships, semester exchanges, faculty lead international programs, global citizenship and equity learning experiences, language and culture learning, and conferences and competitions abroad. Our Suzhou Centennial College learning site offers Canadian education in China, credit transfer pathways and semester exchanges with our campuses in Toronto, Canada.

Study, Work and Live in Canada

Centennial College welcomes you in your pursuit of an incredible international education experience. Centennial has a reputation for student and graduate success and numerous awards for International Education Leadership. International students achieve their goals at Centennial and lead the province in rates of successful graduation! 92.3% of international students that start our graduate programs successfully graduate.

Centennial College is an approved government institution for Canada’s Study and Work Programs! Full-time international students enrolled in a degree, diploma or certificate program can work part-time (20 hours per week) while studying, and full-time during scheduled breaks.

The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program allows international students to gain valuable Canadian work experience after graduating from Centennial College. Graduates are eligible to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit for up to three years!

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Application Deadlines

International students should apply at least 2-3 months before their expected start to ensure you have enough time to apply for a study permit from the Canadian Visa office that serves your region. Centennial College issues offer letters on an ongoing basis. Apply now! Application processing time is about 2 weeks. There is not set a deadline for all programs, however, a deadline will arise as your program choice becomes full for your intended start date.

Application Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Allow approximately four to six months before your expected start date to allow sufficient time for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. However, applications received closer to the start date will be considered if there is space available in the program. Centennial offers three intakes each year:

Summer 2019 Programs begin: May 6, 2019
Fall 2019 Programs begin: September 3, 2019
Winter 2019 Programs begin: January 6, 2019

Apply Online: www.centennialcollege.ca/International

Programs taught in:
  • English

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Advanced Diploma

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Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied ... [+]

Program Overview

Our Biotechnology - Advanced program prepares you with the scientific principles, techniques and skills required in industrial microbiology and chemistry. In this applied science program, you'll also study biotechnology applications, biochemistry, microbial genetics and clinical and environmental microbiology.

In Biotechnology - Advanced courses, you will learn to:

Isolate, enumerate and identify microorganisms from many types of samples. Accurately calibrate and use instruments such as pH and BOD meters, gas chromatographs, spectrophotometers, HPLCs, centrifuges, PCR thermocyclers and gel electrophoresis equipment. Prepare media and reagents to culture pathogenic microbes. Design and perform advanced microbiology and microbial genetics experiments. Isolate DNA and perform gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on samples. Companies Offering Jobs ... [-]
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Centennial College's Game – Programming offering sees you graduate with an advanced diploma and the know how to launch a career in the game software industry. ... [+]

Centennial College's Game – Programming offering sees you graduate with an advanced diploma and the know how to launch a career in the game software industry.

Whether you love the classics or today's technologically advanced games, this interactive gaming program's courses have you participate in various phases of game development, such as:

Game design Three-dimensional graphics programming Simulation design Multiplayer online game programming

This advanced diploma technology program also puts a focus on object-oriented software design methodologies and user-oriented interface design, software testing and QA, C#, Java, advanced graphics, Web game programming, HTML5/JavaScript, Unity3D, mobile application development, game and simulation design and more.... [-]

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Centennial College's Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design program offers courses that combine engineering theory and practice, focusing on the design and developmen ... [+]

Centennial College's Mechanical Engineering Technology – Design program offers courses that combine engineering theory and practice, focusing on the design and development of various mechanical devices and equipment. You gain a thorough grounding in engineering sciences and skills, including computer-assisted drafting and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) as used in the industry.

About one-quarter of the time in this advanced diploma engineering program is spent on project work. The projects simulate workplace assignments while relating classroom theory to the actual design, manufacture and testing of projects.

In addition, this program will introduce you to finite element analysis using ANSYS software.... [-]

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The Architectural Technology program will prepare you for a variety of careers in the building construction industry. ... [+]

The Architectural Technology program will prepare you for a variety of careers in the building construction industry. In modern computer labs geared towards School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science programs, you will learn about:

Building materials Construction methods Structural design Mechanical and electrical services Building codes Contracts Specifications The business environment for providing design and construction services

Using state-of-the-art computer technology, you will learn to prepare designs, construction drawings, specifications and reports needed to communicate with clients, construction professionals and approval authorities.

Accreditation

The Architectural Technology program has met the national technology accreditation requirements established by the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and, as such, has received national accreditation status by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters Start Date: Fall, Winter... [-]

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The program, which falls under the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science umbrella, prides itself on offering an ideal balance between hands-on experience a ... [+]

The program, which falls under the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science umbrella, prides itself on offering an ideal balance between hands-on experience and theory. As such, to develop a solid foundation in network design and testing as well as project management, you will learn using state-of-the-art testing and measurement equipment in purpose-built labs. Hands-on activities will include delving inside PC hardware and learn the intricacies of operating systems; exploring current computer systems and networks technology; and assembling and maintaining systems that will empower users in creative, business and communication activities. Among the specific areas in which you will develop technical expertise will be:... [-]

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The Energy Systems Engineering Technology program will put you at the forefront of utility and construction sectors, which are undergoing a transformation due to society' ... [+]

Level: Post-Secondary and Post-Graduate level

The Energy Systems Engineering Technology program will put you at the forefront of utility and construction sectors, which are undergoing a transformation due to society's changing views on energy and the environment. A widening skilled-labour shortage and quickly advancing technology in the energy sector are creating huge demand for technicians who possess a breadth of knowledge on renewable energy; including wind, solar and geothermal as well as conventional energy including hydro, gas turbine and nuclear. You will also learn about building automation and smart grids.

Applied Biological and Environmental Science programs are offered with optional co-op work terms at both the post-secondary and post-graduate (Fast-Track) level. ... [-]

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Centennial College’s Food Science Technology program will examine the many processes that food undergoes as it travels from the field to your fork. ... [+]

Centennial College’s Food Science Technology program will examine the many processes that food undergoes as it travels from the field to your fork. In this program, which is facilitated by the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, you will gain theoretical, technical and practical training in the three fundamental disciplines of biology, chemistry and food science. The Food Science Technology program will teach you to integrate and apply knowledge within the disciplines of chemistry, engineering, biology and nutrition to preserve, process, package, and distribute foods that are healthy, affordable, desirable and safe to eat. Program Type: Post-secondary program Program Length: 3 years/ 6 semesters Start Date: Fall... [-]

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With a graduate employment rate that exceeds 80%, Centennial College’s Graphic Design program will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary design career. Facilitated at the ... [+]

With a graduate employment rate that exceeds 80%, Centennial College’s Graphic Design program will prepare you for a multi-disciplinary design career. Facilitated at the Story Arts Centre, Centennial College’s School of Communications, Media and Design - you will learn by working hands-on in an intimate studio environment, rather than sitting passively in large lecture halls. With small class sizes you will have lots of opportunities to work one-on-one with your professors. In this program you will:

Master industry standard Adobe software including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Learn creative problem solving and design thinking Design for print including advertisements, ma... [-]
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Courses

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Learn English and Create New Opportunities

The English Language Learning (ELL) program is an intensive, five semester, five level, full–time program for students who speak English as a second language. This program can help build English Language skills for success in college, university, and a career. English Language Learning is available at both Progress Campus and the Eglinton Learning Site.

Starts Every 3 Weeks...Offered Throughout the Year!

With continuous intake and start dates, you can begin right away, or when it suits your schedule. You will be placed in a level based on a diagnostic placement test. Each level consists of five different “modules” and each “module” runs for three weeks.... [-]

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Diploma

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If you are more interested in the plane than the trip, the Aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance program is for you. It will give you the opportunity to master mechanical, electrical, electronic and other science skills related to aircraft maintenance. A large portion of this School of Transportation offering will emphasize aviation maintenance practices, procedures and Canadian aviation regulation requirements through hands-on practice. Once you complete your aviation Technician - Aircraft Maintenance training, you will be prepared to work as an aircraft maintenance technician. The role will require you to work with a wide range of the aviation and aerospace sectors to keep aircraft safe and airworthy. Known as Option M, the Aircraft Maintenance program will place an emphasis on the repair of electrical and mechanical systems within aircraft. As such, you will study:... [-]

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In just two years, you will learn the basics of accounting through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on expanding employable skills. While this School of Business offering includes the quality features of all Centennial College accounting programs, it will concentrate on building proficiency in financial and managerial accounting, and on fostering in-depth knowledge of accounting software. Communication and analytical skills will also be emphasized, as they are essential for career success.

University Pathways

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Industry professionals will lead your Hotel Operations Management courses in on-campus hotel suites as well as in an event centre and restaurant. In addition to hands-on courses, you will also take part in a 14-week industry field placement that allows you to gain real-world experience. This college hospitality diploma program feature ensures that you are truly sought-after for employment upon graduation.... [-]

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As a student of the Early Childhood Education (at Progress Campus) program, your first priority will be to learn how to provide high standards of quality care to children and their families. This School of Community and Health Studies is highly respected, as it will teach you to take responsibility for observing the needs of each individual child and groups of children, and create well-planned and stimulating programs suited to each child’s needs. You will come to understand the learning needs of infants, toddlers, pre-school and school-aged children. Facilitated from Progress Campus, the Early Childhood Education program is a hands-on offering that will include real-world experience at Centennial College’s two early childhood education centres. Used as lab schools, these centres, located in East York and at Progress Camps, will allow you to experience and understand high quality childcare. Program Type: Post-secondary program Program Length: 2 years/ 4 semesters Start Date: Fall, Winter... [-]

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Graduate Certificate

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This program will train you to effectively lead in the global business environment. You will study core business topics such as project management and business presenta ... [+]

Level: Post-Graduate (2 years, 4 semesters)
 This program will train you to effectively lead in the global business environment. You will study core business topics such as project management and business presentations to ensure you can navigate any business environment. Among specialized global business topics you will cover include: Marketing, Management and leadership, International finance, corporate social responsibility. The program will challenge you to grow and make connections during a final semester integrated team capstone project for a business client within the Greater Toronto Area. 

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The Advertising Account Management program prepares you for a successful career in the client service area of the advertising, marketing and communications industry. ... [+]

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The Advertising Account Management program prepares you for a successful career in the client service area of the advertising, marketing and communications industry.

If you like creating, planning, managing and working in collaborative teams, then this communications and media program is for you. Because the advertising industry needs specialized account managers who understand the full scope of the industry. The courses in this offering cover areas such as:

Advertising Digital, mobile and social media platforms Event marketing Direct marketing Management of integrated communications plans from inception to final production

Not only does a team of seasoned advertising professionals teach and mentor you as you acquire new skills and confidence for the industry, but you also have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to the real world. The Advertising Account Management program at Centennial College is the only post-graduate offering of its kind in Canada to offer a full 14-week field placement in the advertising and marketing communications industry.... [-]

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This post-graduate program is suited for college and university graduates from any discipline who wish to increase their employability by working towards a globally recognized certification in project management. Students thrive in small classes that use leading-edge project management tools, technologies and hands-on practices. An optional full-time, 12-week experiential learning opportunity (field placement) with a participating organization will allow you to gain valuable Canadian work experience in your field.

Program Overview

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The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toronto.

The courses in this Public Relation graduate certificate program, which is based at the Story Arts Centre campus, reflect the thinking that no two days in PR are alike. The industry experts who teach the courses ensure you:

Learn to research, write, plan, edit, design and implement everything from strategic communications plans and employee newsletters to gala dinners for hundreds of people. Gain an understanding of how communications strategies influence employee attitudes, shift stakeholders' opinions and tell an organization's story to the media. Connect with the PR industry. ... [-]
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The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) accredits this program. Upon completion you will be eligible to write the mandatory LSUC licensing examination that is required to practice as a paralegal in Ontario. During your time in this School of Business program, you will gain theoretical and practical experience, practicing and competing in mock tribunals. Additionally, the final Paralegal program semester will be entirely devoted to a two-day-per-week work placement that will give you a total of 210 hours of placement time. This length is double the experiential learning requirement of the Law Society. In the field, you will be an integral part of the legal system — from the first client meeting until case resolution. You will have the distinction of being allowed to represent clients in criminal code offences, traffic violations, municipal offences, and various boards, agencies, commissions, and tribunals as well as small claims court. ... [-]

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